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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, 1757-1758
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The Lower House. 45


Ordered, That Col. Tilghman and Col. Henry do acquaint his

Excellency the Governor therewith.
Col. Hammond and Col. Lloyd, from the Upper House, acquaint
Mr. Speaker, That the Governor requires the Members of the Lower
House to attend him immediately in the Upper House.

Mr. Speaker left the Chair, and (with the Rest of the Members
of the Lower House) attended the Governor in the Upper House;
where his Excellency made the following Speech, viz.
Gentlemen of the Upper and Lower Houses of Assembly,
[This speech printed in full in the Upper House Journal pp. 3-5]
The house Adjourns till 2. of the Clock afternoon.

Post Meridiem
The house met according to Adjournment &c.

L.H.J.

Liber No. 48
April 8

Ordered that the Rules observed by the Members of this House
last Session be observed as Such during this Session.
Resolved, That this House will sit, for the Dispatch of Public
Business, during this Session, daily, from nine of the Clock until
twelve at Noon, and from Two of the Clock until five Afternoon.
Ordered, That Mr. Govane do acquaint the Reverend Mr. Thomas
Chase, That he is Required by this House to Read Divine Service
daily, at a Quarter past Eight of the Clock in the Forenoon, and at
five of the Clock Afternoon, during this Session.
On Motion, Ordered, That Mr. Speaker do issue his Warrant,
directed to the Deputy-Secretary of this Province, to make out a
Writ of Election, directed to the Sheriff of Somerset County, to
Elect a Delegate, to serve in the General Assembly, now sitting, in
the Room of Capt. John Handy, Deceased : Also, a Writ of Election,
directed to the Sheriff of Prince-George's County, to Elect a Dele-
gate, to serve in this present General Assembly, in the Room of
Mr. John Hawkins, junior, Deceased: Also, one other Writ of
Election, directed to the Sheriff of Talbot County, to Elect a Dele-
gate, to serve in this present General Assembly, in the Room of
Mr. James Edge, Deceased.
Benedict Calvert, Esq; from the Upper House, delivers to Mr.
Speaker a Letter, which was directed to his Excellency the Governor
from Col. Thomas Cresap; which inclosed an Advertisement of a
certain Daniel Cresap; Indorsed, By the Upper House of Assembly,
8th of April, 1757. Read and Referred to the Consideration of the
Lower House of Assembly, which was here Read, and Ordered to
lie on the Table.
On Reading his Excellency's Speech, Ordered, That Col. Tilgh-
man, Mr. Hammond, Mr. Carroll, Mr. Murdock, and Mr. Matthew
Tilghman, do prepare an Address to his Excellency thereon.

p. 378



 
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